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Takata files for bankruptcy, overwhelmed by air bag recalls

Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., drowned in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs

Consumer Issues Stemming From The GOP Health Care Initiative

Major issues for consumers as Republicans pursue their health care initiative

Tallest building west of Mississippi River opens in LA

The tallest building west of the Mississippi River opened its doors on Friday, celebrating with lights and fanfare in once-stodgy downtown Los Angeles that is sprouting a crop of new skyscrapers

Video Of Gaming Seattle Officer Discussing Shooting Removed

After an online outcry, a Seattle Police Department video in which an officer playing a video game discussed the recent fatal police shooting of a pregnant mother has been removed from social media

Honda denies covering up dangers of Takata air bags

Honda is going public in an effort to debunk claims by lawyers that it knew about the hazards of exploding Takata air bag inflators nearly two decades ago but covered them up